2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 16, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDAM 587 - Educational Law

3 Credit Hours
Educators must know the laws that govern the operation and conduct of their organizations as administrators face a highly litigious society. Will study the relevant legal principles that affect the operation, organization, and administration of American schools. Aspiring leaders will gain knowledge about legal issues that will help them in
effectively performing their professional duties within the boundaries of constitutional, statutory, and case law. School law focuses on the legal rights, duties, and responsibilities of school personnel. Specific topics in this course include due process, tort liability, negligence, and contracts. Basic legal relationships between employer, colleagues, students, and adults are addressed.



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